1-Bromostyrene

  • a-Bromostyrene
  • 1-Phenylvinyl bromide
  • (1-Bromovinyl)benzene
Formula
C8H7Br
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
98-81-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-702-4
36/37/38
26 36/37/39
RTECS
WL3840000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
2038866
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-01349
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H7Br
Formula mass
183.06
Melting point, °C
-44
Boiling point, °C
213
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.25 (25 C)
Density
1.41 g/mL (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.588 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
43.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store at 2-8 C
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen bromide gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
98
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Water spray. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Combustible liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Combustible.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Multiple Routes: May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.